Star Wars Celebration Orlando Cosplay

April 22, 2017 at 12:40 pm | Posted in Celebration, Conventions, Cosplay, Events, Star Wars | Leave a comment

One of the best things about Celebration is the cosplay. People come up with some of the best costumes. The hard part is getting pictures as it’s usually coincidental when you run into that awesome cosplay. Sometimes you see them going down an escalator and there’s no chance for a picture. Other times there’s a place you have to be when you catch a glance of a great costume. But sometimes you spot them and you have the time to get a picture. Well, here’s our roundup of the cosplay pics we captured from Star Wars Celebration Orlando 2017.

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On Station At Celebration: Day 4

April 21, 2017 at 4:35 am | Posted in Celebration, Conventions, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Our recap of day four of Star Wars Celebration Orlando 2017.

Sunday is typically the quietest day of Celebration, and breezing through the security checkpoint, it looked like that might pan out. There were no big panels on Sunday that I was interested in, so I skipped all the wristbanding and went straight to the queue for the show floor. However, if I had wanted to see anything, there were already two panels that were sold out by 7:40 AM: Hamill Himself and the Closing Ceremony on the main stage.

First things first, I grabbed the last Cardamundi giveaway card. Unfortunately I missed out on Saturday’s so I didn’t get a complete set. Regardless, I didn’t have much on my agenda, so I wandered the show floor a bit then got in line for some author autographs. Continue Reading On Station At Celebration: Day 4…

Around the Web

April 21, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Books, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Marvel, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment

Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

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Podcasts in Review

April 20, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Podcasts, Podcasts in Review, Regular Feature, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Here is this week’s Podcasts in Review.

Blast Points: Episode 69 features their Star Wars Celebration Orlando coverage with lots of audio from the con. They talk with Mary Franklin, droid builder Andy Dorizas, Star Wars vegetable carver Okitsugu Kato, cosplayers, Steve Sansweet and podcasters such as Imperial Senate Podcast, Roqoo Depot and Star Wars 7×7. Great little episode that encapsulates some of the fun of Celebration.

Bombad Radio: SWCO Day 1 Report is hosted by Kae and Henry as they recap their adventure at the first day of SWCO, plus they have a little interview with the authors of the DK book Star Wars: The Visual Encyclopedia (Tricia Barr, Adam Bray and Cole Horton).

Bombad Radio: SWCO Day 2 Report is also hosted by Kae and Henry as they go over the experiences for day 2 at SWCO. Continue Reading Podcasts in Review…

Marvel Star Wars Solicitations July 2017

April 19, 2017 at 6:38 pm | Posted in Art, Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Marvel has released their comic solicitations for July 2017. Here is the Star Wars roundup.

Star Wars #33

Writer: Jason Aaron
Artist: Salvador Larroca
Cover Artist: Mike Mayhew
Variant Covers: David Lopez (40th anniversary), John Tyler Christopher (action figure)

The Hero of the Rebellion & the Princess of the Revolution! Luke and Leia finally get some time alone. Unfortunately, it’s stranded on a desert island.

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99
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Comic Review: ‘Doctor Aphra #6’

April 19, 2017 at 6:12 pm | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Doctor Aphra #6 closes some storylines out and opens up new ones for exploration. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

New Release: ‘Poe Dameron #13’

April 19, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Marvel has one new Star Wars release today.

Poe Dameron #13

Writer: Charles Soule
Artist: Phil Noto
Cover Artists: Phil Noto, Jeff Dekal (40th anniversary variant)

It’s Terex’s army versus Black Squadron — and Black Squadron is outnumbered! Plus, Poe is stranded with only a battle-reluctant commando droid between him and his enemies. Snap Wexley may have a trick or two up his sleeve to help Black Leader fight!

Details: 32 pages, Rated T, $3.99

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Databurst From the 501st

April 19, 2017 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Conventions, Databurst From the 501st, Events, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion event news from April 19 to 25th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

April 19

  • Mexican Garrison will be in CDMX, Distrito Federal for Camerata Metropolitana Colecta de Juguetes from 6:00 to 9:00 PM.

April 20

  • 70th Explorers Garrison will be in Warrensburg, MO for the Sterling Elementary Family Reading Night from 5:00 to 6:30 PM.
  • Alpine Garrison will be in Salt Lake City, UT for the Salt Lake Gaming Con press conference, and in Washington, UT for the Blue & Gold Banquet.
  • Garrison Carida will be in Pittsburgh, PA for the Dormont Elementary Literacy Program at Barnes & Noble from 6:00 to 9:00 PM.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in Elkridge, MD for the Deep Run Elementary School PTA Star Wars Night from 6:30 to 8:00 PM.

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On Station At Celebration: Day 3

April 18, 2017 at 6:36 pm | Posted in Celebration, Conventions, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Here’s our recap of day three at Star Wars Celebration Orlando 2017.

Saturday is typically the busiest day of Celebration, but this year all four days ended up being busy. The interesting thing about Saturday this year, though, was the lack of a huge panel with universal draw. Everyone wanted to go to the 40th Anniversary panel and The Last Jedi panel. On Saturday, there was no one panel that drew a humongous crowd.

I got to the convention center at 6:00 AM and wristbands were still available for all panels. The primary panel on my wish list was the Star Wars Rebels panel and the line was a breeze as they had six people giving out wristbands which helped the line move very quickly. I opted to not get any other wristbands that day. Continue Reading On Station At Celebration: Day 3…

Monday Funny: The Vader Scene

April 17, 2017 at 1:12 pm | Posted in Humor, Monday Funny, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Great recreation of the Vader scene from Rogue One at Star Wars Celebration Orlando.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.
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